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6 Storied Sets From 25 Years Of Lollapalooza

When Perry Farrell reinvented the rock roadshow with his underground-friendly Lollapalooza 25 years ago this month, he was trying to amp up the appeal of…
Scott Lapatine | July 29, 2016 - 12:53 pm

We Got The Tweet

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

We Got The Tweet

We Got The Tweet: The Imposters

Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2009 - 1:12 pm

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Watch A Mini-Doc On Jane’s Addiction’s Ritual De Lo Habitual & The 25th Anniversary Of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza turned 25 this year, and to celebrate, GoPro teamed up with festival founder Perry Farrell to make a mini-documentary about his life and the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 17, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Foo Fighters Played A Surprise Covers Set In LA With Lisa Loeb, Paul Stanley, Perry Farrell, Sammy Hagar, Steve Jones, & Stewart Copeland

Foo Fighters ended their 11-month hiatus with a huge surprise concert in Los Angeles last night to benefit area schools. The gig featured an all-star…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2016 - 11:07 am

Lollapalooza Founder Perry Farrell: “I Hate EDM … I Sometimes Cringe At My Own Festival”

Perry Farrell started Lollapalooza in 1991 as a farewell tour for his Jane's Addiction, but in the years since, it's turned into one of the…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2016 - 4:37 pm

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Watch Courtney Love, Carly Rae Jepsen, Alison Mosshart, & More Cover Fleetwood Mac In LA

Last night, Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles played host to the first night of Fleetwood Mac Fest, a grand all-star two-day tribute to Fleetwood Mac,…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2016 - 9:00 am

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Concert To Feature Joanna Newsom, Mark Ronson, & More

Best Fest, the same people responsible for previous events like Dylan Fest, Petty Fest, Stones Fest, George Fest, and Neil Fest are now putting on…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Set For NYC

A few hours before we learned of David Bowie's death, The New York Times announced that New York's Carnegie Hall would host a David Bowie…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 9:07 am

Lollapalooza Expanding To 4 Days Next Year In Honor Of 25th Anniversary

Music festivals, as a rule, do not need to last four days. Three days is the perfect length, although even that can sometimes feel like…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2015 - 11:48 am

Will Butler – “What I Want” Video (Feat. Jennifer Morrison & Perry Farrell)

"What I Want" is the latest memorable video from Arcade Fire member Will Butler's solo album Policy. The song is a frantic garage-rocker about anxiously…
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2015 - 10:23 am

Hollywood Vampires Tribute Album Features Paul McCartney, Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Dave Grohl, Slash, & Many More

Historically, the Hollywood Vampires hung out on at the Rainbow Bar & Grill on L.A.'s Sunset strip in the early '70s. Alice Cooper was a…
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Watch Patti Smith, The Edge, Flea, & Perry Farrell On Mario Batali’s New Web Series Feedback Kitchen

Mario Batali's new web series Feedback Kitchen puts a bunch of rock stars in the kitchen with the celebrity chef to explore "the overlapping creative…
James Rettig | January 26, 2015 - 9:35 am

Watch A Shaven-Head David Lee Roth Sing Van Halen Songs With Foo Fighters In L.A.

The Foo Fighters pulled out all of the stops at a "surprise" benefit concert at the Forum in Los Angeles last night to celebrate Dave…
James Rettig | January 11, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Perry Farrell, The Roots, Beth Orton To Play NYC Talking Heads Tribute Concert

On March 23rd, an assortment of musicians will gather at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the work of David Byrne and the Talking Heads. The initial…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 16, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Play Jane’s Addiction’s “Mountain Song” With Perry Farrell & Joe Walsh

The Los Angeles episode of Foo Fighters' HBO series Sonic Highways aired last night, so in keeping with the established trend, the band capped off…
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2014 - 7:14 pm
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